Investigation paper against Razman submitted to DPP, say cops

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  • Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022

IPOH: The investigation paper on the allegedly libellous and malicious speech made by Perikatan Nasional candidate Razman Zakaria (pic) against PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has been submitted to the deputy public prosecutor’s (DPP) office, says comm Datuk Mohd Yusri Hassan Basri.

The Perak police chief said they would wait for the DPP to call for next action.

"We submitted the paper to the DPP's office a few days ago.

"Right now we are waiting for the next instruction," he told reporters at the Pasir Putih police station here on Tuesday (Nov 15).

On Nov 9, Bukit Aman’s general elections operations director Comm Datuk Hazani Ghazali said police have also opened investigations in Kerian, Perak over an allegedly libellous and malicious speech.

In a letter of demand (LOD) sent via law firm SN Nair & Partners on Tuesday (Nov 8), Anwar was also demanding RM5mil in damages for tarnishing his reputation, along with legal costs.

On Monday (Nov 14) Razman who is going to defend his Gunung Semanggol state seat, said he would not apologise to Anwar over the remark he made against the Pakatan Harapan chairman.

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